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Cathedral of Oaxaca

Alameda de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico
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A local landmark

Always keep in mind the very poor people who contributed to build this church. it was built on and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Madison, Wisconsin

I have done enough reviews of religuous sites, and I am getting tired of it. There is nothing I can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
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This lavish cathedral sits on the town's zócalo.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Alameda de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Always keep in mind the very poor people who contributed to build this church. it was built on and the backs of native people and the resources that were stolen from them by Spanish colonists.

Thank worldtraveler77_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have done enough reviews of religuous sites, and I am getting tired of it. There is nothing I can say which differenciates it from others. Just go see it, you won't regret it.

Thank peterdavies2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the main church in the Zocalo. It is worth a visit. But, in particular, be sure to visit the Zocalo outside.

Thank CHMassachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not a person that likes the interior of churches a lot. This ceiling blew my mind, although I’m not certain yet if I find it beautiful or just impressive.

Thank Yvonnemos
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is a must see if you are in the area. Be aware there is a lot of traffic and walking or getting a taxi is best.

Thank Lea B
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Construction of this huge cathedral was completed after the separation of Church and State. It's capillas are little oases of faith, with several daily masses. A must-see for those who love sculpture and architecture as well as a sanctuary for the faithful.

Thank Jose D F
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

This place is in the heart of the city, next to the zócalo! Today was “el día de música” and there was a large group of about 50 mariachi singing for about 30 minutes outside the cathedrals’s doors... before mass.

Thank Megan W
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This church is a magnificent building that seems to anchor the Center of Oaxaca City where we watched a fine fireworks display and where there is always a taxi available.

Thank S Gail M
Reviewed 24 October 2017

A beautiful cathedral and must if in Oaxaca. the markets around are also beautiful, it is close to the walking street and as Oaxaca is not a big city a place one will pass. Do enter and visit it!

Thank Dragonth
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Right off the zoocolo- Beautiful big church. Can attend church service here- At christmas time beautiful set up of the nativity scene. Huge organ here.

Thank ladyfromtuxtepecmx
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